Forest Grove murder case goes to jury

Forest Grove murder case goes to jury

Jurors in the murder trial of Niaz Khoshnaw deliberated for two hours Thursday afternoon, Oct....

Bonamici, Kitzhaber help open Juniper Gardens' second phase

Bonamici, Kitzhaber help open Juniper Gardens' second phase

Alejandro Orteja and his family live in the Montebello Apartments in Hillsboro's downtown core,...

Bus service complaints reach school chief's ears

Bus service complaints reach school chief's ears

Banks parents say Mid-Columbia drivers have been late, unsafe Banks is a small town, so when a...

COFFEE WARS

COFFEE WARS

Will new Starbucks on Pacific campus brew up trouble for other Forest Grove java joints? Pacific...

Seniors make fallen classmate an honorary princess

Seniors make fallen classmate an honorary princess

Shannon Strickland, who was 'always smiling,' added to court On Friday evening, there were three...

Firefighters rush to the rescue - of light parade

Firefighters rush to the rescue - of light parade

Key group of parade lovers step up to save annual holiday tradition The lights almost went out...

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October 22, 2014

Boone, Rose compete for seat in HD32

by Kathy Fuller
As part of our ongoing election coverage, the News-Times asked the two candidates in the House District 32 race to respond to several questions covering a variety of issues. The two candidates…
October 22, 2014

Forest Grove candidates tackle issues

by Pamplin Media Group
Here in Forest Grove, seven people are vying for three open seats on the city council. Incumbents Tom Johnston and Ron Thompson are being challenged by Tom Beck, Malynda Wenzl, Aldie Howard,…
October 22, 2014

It's a two-way race for House District 29

by Doug Burkhardt
Democrat vs. Republican compete in swing district As part of our ongoing election coverage, the News-Times asked the two candidates competing in House District 29 to respond to questions…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: DOUG BURKHARDT - Autumn leaves are beginning to fall, and the city of Forest Grove is about to launch its 2014 leaf pickup program.
October 22, 2014

Leaf pickup program adds dropoff location

by Nancy Townsley
Annual Forest Grove rounds begin Sunday A central leaf dropoff location is a new addition to the annual City of Forest Grove leaf pickup program this fall. The dropoff site, located at the east…
Kaely Summers, Robin Lindsley and Paul Downey took measurements to plan for a few fall farmers markets that will fill Forest Groves Times Litho building.
October 22, 2014

Markets to temporarily inhabit Times Litho space

by Stephanie Haugen
Three seasonal markets will breathe some life into the city-owned buildings on the corner of Pacific Avenue and A Street that have sat empty since the Times Litho printing company closed its…
October 22, 2014

Cornelius economic development plan heading for fast track

by Art Heerwagen
First goal is to make city more attractive to businesses Eager to present Cornelius as a desirable and business-friendly community, the city’s 11-member Economic Development Commission finalized…
October 22, 2014

Fast 'frenemies' debate merits of road measure

by Kendra Hogue
Proposed vehicle registration fee prompts opposite opinions At a June 17 public hearing of the Washington County Board of Commissioners in Hillsboro, two women approached the panel to offer…
October 22, 2014

Forest Grove candidate forum set for Thursday

by no byline
Chamber, university and newspaper team up for evening event What do you think of the Forest Grove’s decision to restrict backyard burning? Is it time to give up on extending light rail from…
October 22, 2014

Washington County Round-Up

by no byline
Cornelius hosts tree planting Oct. 25 Tree for All, which recently launched an effort to plant 1 million trees along the Tualatin River and its tributaries, will host a tree planting in…
October 22, 2014

Police log

by Stephanie Haugen
Oct. 12 n A red 1996 Acura Integra was stolen from the 2700 block of Main Street. A blue 1995 Honda Civic was stolen from the 2700 block of 22nd Avenue. n Officers responded to a report of a…

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Oct 22, 2014

Council tinkers with pot, parking policies

by Art Heerwagen
Cornelius panel works on ways to untangle lack of vehicle space Cornelius City Council members wrangled with two thorny topics during a work session Monday night: parking in the downtown area…
Oct 22, 2014

Centro Cultural sets 'Day of Dead' gala event for Nov. 1

by (none)
Fundraiser will celebrate 'Day of the Dead' The annual auction and fundraising gala for Cornelius-based Centro Cultural de Washington County on Saturday, Nov. 1 will celebrate the Día de los…
Oct 22, 2014

Weekend brings bundle of breakins

by Stephanie Haugen
From Saturday night, Oct. 18, to the early morning of Sunday, Oct. 19, unknown suspects stole items from at least 18 unlocked vehicles in Forest Grove. There was no forced entry into vehicles,…
Oct 22, 2014

Corrections

by (none)
- The Oct. 8 Fernhill Wetlands tour described in “Marsh Magic” (News-Times, Oct. 15) was attended by the Clean Water Services Advisory Commission, not the “Fernhill Wetlands Advisory Council,”…
Oct 22, 2014

Sheriff's office gets tense gun incident right

by (none)
With several fatal, high-profile police shootings in the news — including one in an Ohio WalMart where a young black man was absent-mindedly holding a realistic-looking air rifle while chatting…
Oct 22, 2014

Chaucer Foods hiring now, seeks local workers

by Jake Thomas
Call for information about jobs at Forest Grove food processor Chaucer Foods, Inc., a global food-processing company preparing to open a facility at 2238 Yew Street in Forest Grove, is in hiring…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: TIFFANY WOODS - A Jersey cow heads back to the pasture after evening milking at an organic dairy farm in Oregon.
Oct 22, 2014

Organic, conventional dairies show few differences in cow…

by Daniel Robison
Data sets new benchmarks for industry progress Cows raised on organic and conventional dairy farms in three regions of the United States show no significant differences in health or in the…
Oct 22, 2014

It's a three-way race in Senate District 15

by Doug Burkhardt
As part of our ongoing election coverage, the Hillsboro Tribune asked the three candidates in the Senate District 15 race to respond to several questions covering a variety of issues. The three…
Oct 22, 2014

Cornelius seeks citizen volunteers

by Art Heerwagen
Six panels, with terms to the end of the year, have openings The city of Cornelius is seeking volunteers to serve on several of its citizen-staffed boards and commissions. “Residents serving on…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: PHIL MOERSCHELL - Odd growths on red potatoes are likely potato scab. Soil tests can help, OSU Extension experts say.
Oct 22, 2014

Red potatoes can suffer from scab

by no byline10
When Yukon Golds from the same soil are perfect, it's time for some testing If your red potatoes are looking a little bumpy and “off” this autumn, Toni Stephan might be able to solve your garden…



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